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Former player, labor lawyer lead MLB into 9th work stoppage

Dec. 01, 2021 12:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Clark was a minor league prospect in the Detroit Tigers’ system and Rob Manfred a junior lawyer on Major League Baseball management’s legal team during the sport's last work stoppage. Now, they lead billion-dollar factions of a fractured sport...

Key people and background in MLB labor negotiations

Nov. 29, 2021 17:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Key people and background in Major League Baseball’s labor negotiations: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT A five-year contract between MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association expires at 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 1. ...

Ohtani voted player of the year by fellow major leaguers

Oct. 28, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani was voted player of the year and the American League outstanding player by fellow major leaguers in the annual Players Choice Awards from the Major League Baseball Players Association. Philadelphia...

Vendor sells Nazi gear at motorcycle rally

Oct. 16, 2021 10:39 AM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A vendor at a major motorcycle rally in Florida briefly sold hats emblazoned with Nazi symbols, saying she considered them a tribute to World War II veterans who helped defeat the Germans. The Daytona Beach News-Journal...

Yankees star Derek Jeter inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Sep. 08, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Jeter was simply Derek Jeter on his special day — smooth as silk. On a Wednesday afternoon that turned cloudy with the temperature in the 70s and a few sprinkles in the air and adoring fans chanting his name, the former New York Yankees...

LEADING OFF: Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Cole ailing

Sep. 08, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ COOPERSTOWN CALLING Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, Ted Simmons and the late Marvin Miller will be enshrined at the Hall of Fame, a year after the induction ceremonies were called...

Marvin Miller remains "Godfather of it all" to modern MLBPA

Sep. 07, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

Marvin Miller surveyed the baseball landscape and came to a radical conclusion: if ballplayers could be convinced to see themselves as blue collar laborers — not unlike the steelworkers Miller had once represented — there existed an opportunity to drastically shift the balance of power in...

Finally, Jeter, Walker and Simmons to be inducted into HOF

Sep. 07, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Jeter visited Cooperstown when he was a kid nearly four decades ago and says he doesn't remember much about the trip. He's returning this week and likely won't ever forget even one moment. After a delay of well over a year, the former New...